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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Julia Roberts
Clive Owen
Paul Giamatti
Tom Wilkinson
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Running Time
125 minutes

Duplicity
It’s Clive and Julia vs. multinational corporations. Or A-listers vs. predators


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Duplicity

Plot
MI6 spook Ray (Owen) is seduced and outwitted by CIA honeytrapper Claire (Roberts). But they enjoy playing each other and join the private sector of corporate espionage to make off with a trade secret and a mighty pension pot... If they can resist stabbing each other in the back.


Verdict
The chemical combustion just isn’t there between Julia and Clive, and you can’t help wondering if Gilroy wrote this with George Clooney in mind. Still, a glamorous, diverting escapade that over-30s in particular can enjoy.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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